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    Fixie's waterfall or UAS questions

    hi santa monica
    I want to make uas but the last time I made ​​it I failed.
    I am from Indonesia, I have helped by your assistant, kaia and iris in

    http://www.reefsforum.com/showthread...nd-slime-algae

    they said I failed because of lack of light and the media that I used to grow algae wrong.
    this is my failed uas

    I wanted to ask you how do I make it work
    please help me
    because the sea water aquarium I just rely uas
    no skimmer

    and i dont have hole saw to make the screen rough
    What items can I use to mae the screen rough enough?

    sorry if my english so bad, i use google translate

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    First you need screen material. Can you get plastic canvas, from the hobby or sewing store or www.EverythingPlasticCanvas.com ?

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    There are few sellers on eBay that sell canvas internationally. Thats where i got mine.

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    okay tomorrow i will buy the plastic canvas
    it is expensive or not?
    i think i will buy it from hobby store...

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    can a uas screen handle 100 liter tank without skimmer?
    because i interested to make uas because someone tell me , uas can replace skimmer and keep your tank clean

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    i will feed my fish once a day

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    uas can not filter all the water that passes through my sump, only the front of the sump,near the light right?



    do you understand what i mean?
    sorry because my english not very good

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    It does not need to filter all the water.

    You are probably feeding 1 frozen cube a day.

    Get the screen material first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SantaMonica View Post
    It does not need to filter all the water.

    You are probably feeding 1 frozen cube a day.

    Get the screen material first.
    yes it is what i mean, 1 cube frozen baby shrimp a day

    today i will buy the plastic canvas

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    I already search plastic canvas in craft stores but they dont have it
    the seller said it was an old model and is not used much anymore


    can i use that material to make uas?
    i mean that blue plastic i use before

    because order from other country need big costs

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